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John D Unruh

John D. Unruh was born in 1937 on a farm in South Dakota. He was the descendant of Mennonite pioneers who had settled on nearby Turkey Creek in the spring of 1874. In 1957, after completing two years at Freeman Junior College, he transferred to Bethel College in Kansas where he took his bachelor's degree in history with highest academic distinction. He went on to the University of Kansas where he took his M.A. and subsequently taught both at the University of Kansas and at Bluffton College,...See more